Course Code: CPD1039/2022
GPM: General and Professional Matters
H&S: Health and Safety including Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
Course Name
ISO 45001:2018-Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems-Internal Auditor Training Course (CQI/IRCA Certificated Course:1890 - PT 249)
6-7 October 2022 (Thu-Fri)
9:00 am – 6:00pm
Organized by
SGS Hong Kong Ltd.
SGS provided Trg venue at TSE/Wanchai
HK$4,400 (HK$3,960 for HKIE Member)

This is a Chartered Quality Institute and International Register of Certificated Auditors Certificated Training Course.

The objective of this course is to provide Learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform first-party audits of Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHS) against ISO 45001:2018 in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable.


Upon completion of this Course, Learners will be able to:

Explain the purpose of an OHS management system and the business and societal benefits of improving OHS performance;

Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an OHS management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021-1 where appropriate;

Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an OHS management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 45001:2018 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO/IEC 17021-1 where appropriate).

Learners will need to demonstrate acceptable performance in all of these areas in order to complete the course successfully.

  • Session 1: Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Management systems
  • •The need for and benefits of an OHS SYSTEM
  • • ISO 45001:2018, the Standard
  • • Compatibility with other Standards
  • • The concept of OHS management
  • • The organisation’s strategic direction, internal and external issues
  • • Relevant interested parties and their relevant needs and expectations
  • Session 2: Process-based OHS
  • • Application of PDCA Cycle
  • • Structure of ISO 45001:2018
  • • Key points of ISO 45001:2018
  • • The role of the Auditor
  • Session 3: National Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Audit Evidence and Audit Trails
  • Session 4: Audits: definition, principles and types
  • • Audit definition
  • • Principles of auditing
  • • Types of audit
  • Session 5: The Audit Process
  • • Certification process
  • • Planning the audit
  • • Audit roles and responsibilities
  • • Good practice at meetings
  • Session 6: Preparing for the audit
  • • Document review
  • • The audit plan
  • Session 7: Developing the checklist
  • Session 8: Conducting the on-site audit (Audit Stage 2)
  • • Collecting and verifying information
  • • Opening meeting
  • • Roles and responsibilities of guides
  • • Conducting the audit
  • • Questioning techniques
  • • Controlling the audit
  • • Communication with the audit client and auditee
  • Session 9: Audit review
  • • Collecting and verifying information
  • • Audit findings
  • • Finding statements
  • • CARs



Learners who pass the examination and the continuous assessment will be issued with a “Certificate of Achievement” that satisfies the formal training for an individual seeking certification as an CQI / IRCA internal auditor. The “Certificate of Achievement” is valid for a period of five years from the date of the last day of the Course for the purpose of certifying as an auditor with the CQI / IRCA.

Learners who do not pass the exam and the continuous assessment and have been in attendance for the full duration of the course will be issued with a “Certificate of Attendance”.


Please complete and return the standard reply form together with a crossed cheque made payable to SGS Hong Kong Ltd. – SGS Academy, UNIT 303 & 305, 3/F, Building 22E, Phase 3, HK Science Park, Pak Sek Kok, N.T. Hong Kong. Attn: Ms. Joyce CHONG

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